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Postdoctoral Research Associate I (Pharmacy Practice and Science)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Laboratory and Research

Posting Number: req12160

Department: Pharmacy Practice and Science

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: UAHS Tucson, Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jason Karnes in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Dr. Karne's laboratory conducts research in precision medicine, focused on cardiac and immuno-pharmacogeneomics. We employ clinical and translational research approaches to determine genetic variation associated with efficacy and safety of widely prescribed medications. Work will include assessment of genomic signals in drug response through genome-wide association studies (GWAS). Researchers with both PhD and MD/PharmD training as particularly well-suited for this position.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Experience with bioinformatic and statistical analysis.
  • Experience with analysis of genome-wide association study (GWAS) data.
  • Experience with clinical trials.
  • Experience with bioinformatic and statistical analysis.
  • Experience with analysis of genome-wide association study (TWAS) data.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD or professional doctorate with prior research training/experience in genomics, pharmaceutics or a related discipline.
  • Team player, as well as an independent researcher.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $54,840 - $56,000

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Jason Karnes |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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